1 dead, child airlifted in Owen County crash

(WISH Photo/Kevin Ratermann)

OWEN COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) – A Sunday evening crash in Owen County killed one and sent a child to the hospital.

The crash happened just before 9:30 p.m. north of Spencer on U.S. 231.

Officials report a 1995 Ford van was travelling south on U.S. 231 when it left the road for an unknown reason and struck a large tree head on.

24-year-old Shaun Richardson of Worthington was pronounced dead at the scene. His four-year-old child was flown to Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health. The condition of the child is not known at this time.

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